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without reserve

Readily or candidly. Once the music starts at the reception, get your camera ready because Aunt Millie will be dancing without reserve! Thank you for speaking without reserve—that kind of honest feedback is exactly what we're looking for.
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in reserve

Being saved for future use; set aside. Most people would be shocked if they knew how much money the government has in reserve. I'm keeping those snacks in reserve for the road trip.
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hold someone or something in reserve and keep someone or something in reserve

Fig. to hold back someone or something for future needs. I am holding the frozen desserts in reserve, in case we run out of cake. We are holding Sharon in reserve. Keep a few good players in reserve.
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reserve something for someone or something

to save or set aside something for someone or something. I am reserving this seat for Claire. We are reserving some of the cake for tomorrow.
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in reserve

Kept back, set aside, or saved. For example, We have a fair amount of cash in reserve, or The coach decided to keep the best player in reserve until the last quarter. [Late 1600s]
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in reˈserve

available to be used in the future or when needed: The money was being kept in reserve for their retirement.200 police officers were held in reserve.
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in reserve

Kept back, set aside, or saved.
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Hedgepeth explained that this training outcome is a compatible workforce between the reserve and active components.
If this recovery factor can be increased by another five percentage points, that would boost worldwide recoverable reserves by more than all of Saudi Arabia's current proven reserves.
Certain companies "were able to design their product in a way to produce very low reserves and the fix that we proposed was to get to the level of reserves that was originally intended, both by regulation XXX and Actuarial Guideline 38," Carmello said, explaining that some companies found a "loophole," which he said allows them to under-reserve.
I think we'll see those numbers start to come down now,'' Thomas Hall, the assistant secretary of defense for reserve affairs, said in an interview with a group of reporters.
Until recently, biologists assumed that reserves have to be fairly large to protect the many animal species that flow in and out with the currents and tides.
832-4(a)(7), Example 2(ii), the treatment will require taxpayers to include advance premiums in the unearned premium reserve in excess of amounts actually collected by the taxpayer (i.
Asset writeups, reserves, liberal definitions, lack of substance over form and expenses listed by class render any ratio analysis useless if these ratios are compared to U.
Figure 4-2: Proven Versus Recoverable and Unconventional World Oil Reserve
The department wants to increase its reserve unit from 750 to at least 1,000 deputies to help full-time officers with daily and special-event activities.
Engel, MTMC Deputy Chief of Staff for Readiness, Mobilization and Reserve Affairs.
makes $13 million of payments (keeping the three-year average of $10 million) and does not increase the existing reserves to the current reserves, then the reserves decline to $77 million ($90 million minus the $13 million of payments), and the survival ratio decreases from 9 to 7.
As a practical matter, regularly paid reserves may well argue that if they perform the same functions as full-time officers.
Abraxas' independent reservoir engineering firm, DeGolyer and MacNaughton, estimated total proved oil and natural gas reserves of 99 Bcfe as of December 31, 2006, a 6% decrease from December 31, 2005.
1) *** Federal Reserve Banks are authorized to assess charges for deficiencies in required reserves at a rate of 1 percentage point per year above the primary credit rate, as provided in section 201.
Some in the sport-fishing industry might be feeling as if they have been hit by a tsunami after the decision last week by the California Fish and Game Commission to approve 10 new nonfishing marine reserves and two limited-fishing marine-conservation areas at the Channel Islands.